Subclass 500 - Student (Subsequent Entrant) Visa


The Subclass 500 Student (Subsequent Entrant) Visa allows family members of an international student who holds a Subclass 500 Visa to join them in Australia. This visa is designed for the dependents of primary visa holders who wish to live, study, or work in Australia while their family member completes their course of study.


Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Subclass 500 Student (Subsequent Entrant) Visa, you must:

Key Points to Remember

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Spouses, de facto partners, and dependent children of the primary Subclass 500 Visa holder qualify as family members
Yes, you can work in Australia, but work hour limitations (you must not engage in work for more than 48 hours per fortnight. if the course of study is for the award of a masters or a doctoral degree, you may engage in work for more than 48 hours a fortnight. Fortnight means the period of 14 days commencing on a Monday.
Yes, you must have adequate health insurance for the duration of your stay in Australia.
Processing times can vary. It’s recommended to apply well in advance of your intended travel date.